Short-term psychological impact of the BRCA1/2 test result in women with breast cancer according to their perceived probability of genetic predisposition to cancer

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Background:The effect of BRCA1/2 gene test result on anxiety, depression, cancer-related thought intrusion or avoidance and perceived control over cancer risk was assessed in breast cancer (BC) patients, according to their perceived probability of genetic predisposition to cancer.Methods:Two hundred and forty-three (89% response rate) women with BC… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/bjc.2012.599

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@inproceedings{Brdart2013ShorttermPI, title={Short-term psychological impact of the BRCA1/2 test result in women with breast cancer according to their perceived probability of genetic predisposition to cancer}, author={A Br{\'e}dart and J L Kop and A M Depauw and Olivier Caron and Serge Sultan and D{\'e}bora Leblond and Anne Fajac and Bruno Buecher and Marion Gauthier-Villars and Catherine Nogu{\'e}s and C{\'e}cile Flahault and Dominique Stoppa-Lyonnet and Sylvie Dolbeault}, booktitle={British Journal of Cancer}, year={2013} }